Category Archives: Drama

The Godfather: Part III

Release 1990

Genre Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Writers: Mario Puzo, Francis Ford Coppola
Stars: Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Talia Shire, Andy Garcia, Eli Wallach
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0099674/

In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in 1979 New York and Italy, aging mafia don Michael Corleone seeks to vow for his sins while taking a young protégé under his wing.

The Godfather

Release 1972

Genre Crime, Drama

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Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Writers: Mario Puzo, Francis Ford Coppola
Stars: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Richard S. Castellano, Robert Duvall
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0068646/

The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.

The Monuments Men

Release 2014

Genre Biography, Drama, War

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Director: George Clooney
Writers: George Clooney, Grant Heslov, Robert M. Edsel, Bret Witter
Stars: George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, Cate Blanchett, John Goodman
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2177771/

An unlikely World War II platoon is tasked to rescue art masterpieces from Nazi thieves and return them to their owners.

Only Lovers Left Alive

Release 2013

Genre Drama, Horror, Romance

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Director: Jim Jarmusch
Stars: Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston, Anton Yelchin, Mia Wasikowska, John Hurt
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1714915/

A depressed musician reunites with his lover, though their romance - which has already endured several centuries - is disrupted by the arrival of uncontrollable younger sister.

Joe

Release 2013

Genre Drama

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Director: David Gordon Green
Writers: Larry Brown, Gary Hawkins
Stars: Nicolas Cage, Tye Sheridan, Gary Poulter, Ronnie Gene Blevins, Adriene Mishler
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2382396/

An ex-con, who is the unlikeliest of role models, meets a 15-year-old boy and is faced with the choice of redemption or ruin.

Dallas Buyers Club

Release 2013

Genre Biography, Drama

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Director: Jean-Marc Vallée
Writers: Craig Borten, Melisa Wallack
Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Jared Leto, Denis O'Hare, Steve Zahn
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0790636/

In 1985 Dallas, electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is himself diagnosed with the disease.

Winter's Tale

Release 2014

Genre Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance

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Director: Akiva Goldsman
Writers: Akiva Goldsman, Mark Helprin
Stars: Colin Farrell, Matt Bomer, Lucy Griffiths, Michael Patrick Crane, Brian Hutchison
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1837709/

A burglar falls for an heiress as she dies in his arms. When he learns that he has the gift of reincarnation, he sets out to save her.

Forrest Gump

Release 1994

Genre Drama, Romance

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Director: Robert Zemeckis
Writers: Winston Groom, Eric Roth
Stars: Tom Hanks, Rebecca Williams, Sally Field, Michael Conner Humphreys, Harold G. Herthum
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0109830/

Forrest Gump, while not intelligent, has accidentally been present at many historic moments, but his true love, Jenny Curran, eludes him.

The Dark Knight

Release 2008

Genre Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Christopher Nolan
Writers: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan, David S. Goyer, Bob Kane
Stars: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine, Maggie Gyllenhaal
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0468569/

When Batman, Gordon and Harvey Dent launch an assault on the mob, they let the clown out of the box, the Joker, bent on turning Gotham on itself and bringing any heroes down to his level.

Goodfellas

Release 1990

Genre Biography, Crime, Drama

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Director: Martin Scorsese
Writers: Nicholas Pileggi, Martin Scorsese
Stars: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco, Paul Sorvino
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0099685/

Henry Hill and his friends work their way up through the mob hierarchy.

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